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Loyola University Maryland (LUM) invites applications for an instructor committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching to join the Department of Biology at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor to begin in August 2023. A master's in biology or a closely related field is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. The candidate will teach introductory courses in Cell and Molecular biology and Ecology and Evolution for majors; development of an upper-level course in the candidate's area of specialization is also possible. Teaching load will be 4 lectures or labs in fall and the equivalent in spring, with no required summer teaching. The candidate will assist the department in curricular development, assessment, and advising as well as contribute to the educational mission of Loyola University Maryland. The successful candidate should possess an awareness of and interest in high impact practices in line with the mission of Jesuit higher education.
The search committee is especially interested in candidates who will contribute to LUM's stated goal of equity and inclusion of the academic community. We seek a broad spectrum of candidates, including but not limited to women, people of color, persons with disabilities, sexual minorities, first-generation college students, those with non-traditional career paths, and those who understand, respect, and can contribute to the University's Jesuit mission and values. For more information about our values please visit: https://www.loyola.edu/about/mission
With a newly established Office of Equity and Inclusion headed by our Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, we are committed to providing an environment where everyone can learn, grow, and thrive. Key efforts include faculty development programming, opportunities for learning (e.g., Diversity Reading Groups), investment in pedagogical resources for differential instruction (e.g., Fellows Programs), affinity faculty and staff groups, and following best practices for hiring. For a full list of benefits to working at Loyola University Maryland, please visit https://www.loyola.edu/department/hr/benefits. Please note that Loyola University Maryland is an institution that qualifies towards Public Service Loan Forgiveness programs.
Our department offers a B.S. in Biology, a B.A. in Forensic Studies, a M.S. in Forensic Pattern Analysis as well as several interdisciplinary programs and minors. You can read more about our vibrant and growing department at https://www.loyola.edu/academics/biology
Please upload a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a list of three professional references who can provide a recommendation letter. The teaching statement (please upload as Faculty Essay) should include your philosophy of teaching and a summary of your teaching experiences.
The priority review deadline is May 10th but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Master's degree in Biology or a closely related field;
Demonstrate the potential for and a commitment to teaching excellence;
Be responsive to the educational needs of our diversifying student population.
Ph.D. in biology or a closely related discipline
An appreciation of or engagement in high-impact teaching practices
Commitment to the goals of education in the Jesuit tradition
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